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Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2019-2020 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my first year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we will soar to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 jreyna27@mcisd.org

Thank you,

Mrs. Jessica Reyna-Garza

News & Announcements

Project RESSPECT Interrupting Appropriately

Social Skill of the Week: Interrupting Appropriately

The Project RESSPECT social skill for this week is "Interrupting Appropriately". All students are encouraged to practice "Interrupting Appropriately" in the classroom and at home!

Parents, please check out the 5 simple steps to assist your student in learning our Social Skill of the Week!
Benchmark Testing - November 13th

Benchmark Testing - 3rd & 4th Grade - November 13th

All 3rd and 4th grade students will be Benchmark Testing on Wednesday, November 13th. Attendance is especially important so please ensure your student arrives to school on time. All students are encouraged to get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast so they can do their best!

*Parents/Guardians will not be allowed to eat with students during lunch times.
Veterans Day Assembly. Thank you Veterans!

Veterans Day Assembly

Waitz Elementary students and staff will proudly honor our Veterans with an assembly on Friday, November 8th. Thank you Veterans!!
MHP Salud Logo

MHP Salud Parent Nutrition Class - Nov. 8th, 1:30 PM

The Parent Center is hosting a Nutrition Class offered by MHP Salud for parents on November 8th. Everyone is welcome to attend! If you have any questions please feel free to call Mrs. Anita Gonzalez.

El Centro de Padres organizará clases de Nutrición ofrecidas por MHP Salud el 8 de noviembre. ¡Todos son bienvenidos a asistir! Si tiene alguna pregunta, no dude en llamar a la Sra. Anita Gonzalez.
No school November 1st & 4th!

No School - November 1st & 4th

Friday, November 1st is a District Staff Development Day so there will be no school for students!

Monday, November 4th is a Teacher Work Day so there will be no school for students!

Classes resume on Tuesday, November 5th.
Movie Night/Haunted House

Family Movie Night/Haunted House

Please join us for our annual Family Movie Night/Haunted House on Tuesday, October 29th from 4:30 - 6:30 PM! We will have lots of yummy food and snacks for sale! Tickets for the Haunted House can be purchased during the event! Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

D.I. Practice

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Waitz Elementary
Nov 13
Students First * Innovation * Collaborative Ownership
Diversity * Continuous Learning
Our Vision: Mission CISD will prepare and inspire all students to be equipped to excel in the college and career of their choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as successful citizens in their community.

Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally